Our Aims

Altech Chemicals Limited is aiming to become one of the world's leading suppliers of a high-value product, 99.99% (4N) high purity alumina (HPA) (Al2O3).

HPA is the major source material for scratch-resistant artificial sapphire glass, which is used in the next generation of smartphones as well as a growing range of high performance electronic applications such as LED's, semiconductors, and phosphor TV screens.

The Company's HPA project financial results from the Bankable Feasibility Study (completed in 2015) are summarised below: 

  • Capital cost estimate US$78.7 million
  • Payback period 3.7 years
  • Estimated pre-tax NPV of US$357.5 million (A$432.8 million) (@ 9% discount)
  • Highly attractive IRR of 33.3%
  • Long-term sale price forecast of US$23,000/tonne (A$25,560/tonne) for 99.99% (4N) HPA product
  • Cost of goods sold US$9,070/tonne (A$11,340/tonne), delivering a gross margin of US$13,930/tonne
  • EBITDA of US$55.7 million (A$66.0 million)